Drs. Catriona Jamieson and Benjamin Yu Awarded CIRM New Faculty Grants

Drs. Catriona Jamieson and Benjamin Yu are among four UCSD researchers to receive New Faculty II grants from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM).

Catriona Jamieson, M.D., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology-Oncology and Director of Stem Cell Research at the Moores UCSD Cancer Center.

Dr. Jamieson investigates stem-cell treatments for myeloproliferative diseases (MPD), with the goal of preventing MPD from developing into leukemia.  |  Read the public abstract for Dr. Jamieson’s research project

Benjamin D. Yu, M.D., Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Dermatology.

The CIRM grant will support Dr. Yu’s work to uncover the mechanisms that regulate the proliferation of pre-existing adult stem cells in the body.  |  Read the public abstract for Dr. Yu’s research project

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